2023 03 Exam Posting Notice-Fire Prevention Officer← Back


St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1
Civil Service Board
Notice of a Competitive Examination for the
Class of Fire Prevention Officer
A written examination will be given in approximately ninety (90) days, on a competitive basis to approved applicants for the purpose of placing names on the competitive employment list for the class of Fire Prevention Officer in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law and the rules of St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1, Civil Service Board.
Application forms may be obtained from Katie Elliott, the Secretary to the Civil Service Board, at the Training Academy, 34780 South Range Road, Slidell, LA 70460.
Completed applications must be received by Katie Elliott, at 34780 South Range Road, Slidell, LA 70460, by April 18, 2023. Approved applicants will be notified of the exact date, time, and place of the examination at least five (5) days prior to the examination date.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Unless otherwise specified, all requirements listed below must be met by the filing deadline for application for admission to the examination.
Must meet all requirements of the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Law, including being a citizen of the United States, and of legal age.
After offer of employment, but before beginning work in this class, must pass a physical examination, the selection and administration of which shall be authorized by the Appointing Authority, designed to demonstrate good health and physical fitness sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without accommodation.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Applicant must possess one of the following: high school diploma, high school equivalency certificate, high school transcript, affidavit from the issuing high school, associate’s or bachelor’s degree, or college transcript, any one of which must indicate that graduation has occurred, or a degree awarded. Any Louisiana applicant who presents a home study diploma shall submit necessary documentation indicating Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) approval of the home study curriculum. Non-Louisiana applicants shall be required to present proof of a high school curriculum which has been accredited by the applicant’s state approved agency. A certification of completion shall not be sufficient to substitute for a diploma or equivalency certificate.
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Must have at least three (3) years of full-time experience with a paid fire department or other fire service related organization(s), the primary duties of which included fire suppression, fire inspection, or fire prevention.
Must possess the following certifications:
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Hazmat Awareness
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Hazmat Operations
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Firefighter I
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Firefighter II
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Fire Service Instructor I
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Fire Officer I
• Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
• 21 hours of college credit in Fire Protection Technology
Applicant must obtain the following certifications during the working test:
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Inspector I
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Investigator
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Incident Safety Officer and/or Fire Department Safety Officer
• IFSAC/LSU Certification and/or ProBoard Public Fire and Life Safety Educator I
• Louisiana State Fire Marshal Inspector II Card
• National Association of Fire Investigators, Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator
By direction of the chairman:
Katie Elliott, Secretary
St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1
Civil Service Board
Post this notice from
March 20, 2023, through April 18, 2023
DO NOT REMOVE BY ORDER OF
ST. TAMMANY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 1
CIVIL SERVICE BOARD
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